[PlanetCCRMA] USB2 Soundcard

Henk Jansen henk.jansen1@tno.nl
Wed Aug 3 06:29:01 2005

On Wed, 2005-08-03 at 15:15, Serie wrote:
> Henk Jansen a écrit :
> >I've also heard someone say that Firewire
> >compatible soundcards are not (...will not be...) widely supported by
> >Linux...
> >
> >  
> >
> Are you sure of that?

Googling with a combination of "linux support" "firewire" "soundcard"
yields quite a bit of information, such as this one (although from
August 2004):
However, the comment I was hinting at was made more recently so that
lead me to conclude that Firewire is still not that hot with the linux


> It is not a good news... because a lot of new external sound cards works 
> in firewire....
> >As for now, I'll put my money to a Centrino compatible machine
> >(preferrably a IBM Thinkpad T40 if I can put my hands on it) with an
> >M-Audio Audiophile USB (1.1) card, and anticipating the future since the
> >Centrino compatible laptops always have USB2.0 connections
> >(http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/feb04/articles/centrinos.htm).
> >
> >  
> >
> Maybe it is a good choice, It seems to one of the supported cards in the 
> Alsa sound card Matrix.
> Emmanuel.
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